TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / September 23, 2021 / CIX Canadian Innovation Exchange has today announced the CIX TOP 20 Early and CIX TOP 10 Growth innovative Canadian technology startups that have been inducted into the annual program.
|Hop In Technologies |
Smart City, Markham
Video creation, Vancouver
|Bowhead Health |
|Buckzy Payments |
|Cocoflo Innovations |
Smart City, Vancouver
|Cyberworks Robotics |
|Puzzle Medical Devices |
The selected companies represent a diverse range of technology companies spanning software, AI, medtech, fintech, big data, security, SaaS and cleantech sectors. These game-changing, on-the-rise companies were chosen by the CIX 2021 Selection Committee of 100+ global technology investors.
Companies were chosen based on several key factors including product/service offering, depth of management, market opportunity, business model and diversity of the management team. Companies were given the opportunity to include information on how the pandemic has impacted their business and how they are building for success.
"We saw a 14% increase in applications from all regions of Canada," said Lauren Linton, Executive Director of CIX. "The surge in applications shows that Canadian startups are keen to show off their innovation and get back to business. It's a very impressive cohort this year."
"Investors have been having a difficult time accessing deal flow due to the pandemic, and this list of curated companies helps them identify hot startups to target," added Linton.
The Founders/CEOs will present virtually at CIX Digital Summit on Oct 27-28 2021 to over 1000 investors and peers in the North American technology ecosystem.
CIX Digital Summit provides 1:1 video meeting with investors, workshops, and thought leadership by top tech business leaders, investors, and entrepreneurs.
The companies join an elite list of CIX TOP alumni including: Ada, AlayaCare, Axonify, Breather, CareGuide, Clearco, CommerceBear, D-Wave, Dialogue, Flinks, Flybits, Freshbooks, Hubba, Influitive, Key, League, Leveljump, MindBridge, Nanopay, Nuology, Q4, SecureKey, Shipfusion, Skyhive, Top Hat, UrtheCast, Vidyard, Wattpad, Wave and Wealthsimple, to name just a few.
CIX is an annual curation program and conference which showcases Canada's most promising early stage and scaling startups. Now in its 14th year, CIX invited delegates are North American VCs, corporates, private equity investors and advisors. CIX is Canada's largest tech startup investment conference, taking place virtually this year October 27-28, 2021. #CIX #CIXTop @CIXCommunity. To register for CIX Digital Summit 2021 please visit: https://www.cixsummit.com
For more information or to apply for a media pass please direct your inquiries to: John Whalen, Director, Marketing [email protected]
SOURCE: CIX Canadian Innovation Exchange